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About ANITA SARKEESIAN, Pop Culture Media Critic, FeministFrequency.com

Sarkeesian produces an ongoing web series of thought-provoking video commentaries from a feminist/fangirl perspective. Learn more about Sarkeesian and her work including her recent Kickstarter project Tropes vs. Women  where she immediately met her funding goal while at the same time receiving a firestorm of nasty criticism, as well as harassment, from the male-dominated gaming community.

This is the first in her series of the Tropes vs. Women Kickstarter project entitled “The Manic Pixie Dream Girl”. To see all of the Tropes vs. Women videos click HERE.

Another intesesting series is Sarkeesian’s discussion of LEGO® and gender. This is her first in the series entitled Lego Friends. She also provides her unique commentary on The Hungers Games, Fanpires, and a variety of other related topics.

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This entry was posted on October 27, 2012 by in gaming, robin's posts, trends + insights, weekly themes and tagged , , , , .

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